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  • Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    by David Young & Robert Bowman

    Acting Out! Substance Abuse Version 60 Thought-provoking role play and discussion cards for teens grades 7 - 12 Acting Out! — Substance Abuse Version is a card game that allows middle and high school students to use scene suggestions to role play various situations and/or use discussion questions to explore attitudes, solutions, and ideas about substance abuse.. The cards (150mm X 100mm) are divided into two categories. Role play cards and discussion cards *Topics Include:* Attitudes Toward Drugs Facts About Drugs Drug Use, Tolerance, and Addiction What Would You Do...

  • Addiction, Attachment, Trauma and Recovery: The Power of Connection

    Addiction, Attachment, Trauma and Recovery: The Power of Connection

    by Oliver J Morgan

    2020 Award Winner for the Independent Press Award in the category of Addiction & Recovery. A new model of addiction that incorporates neurobiology, social relationships, and ecological systems. Understanding addiction is no longer just about understanding neurons or genes, broken brain functioning, learning, or faulty choices. Oliver J. Morgan provides a fresh take on addiction and recovery by presenting a more inclusive framework than traditional understanding. Cutting- edge work in attachment, interpersonal neurobiology, and trauma is integrated with ecological- systems thinking to provide a consilient and comprehensive picture of addiction. Humans are...

  • Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders

    Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders

    by Yifrah Kaminer Ken C. Winters

    This long-awaited follow-up to the classic text Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment presents the latest research on substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs) in adolescents 12–18 and emerging adults 18–25 years of age. This new manual offers a substantive update of the previous manual’s 16 chapters, offering 7 additional chapters devoted to important new topics, such as paediatric primary care assessment and intervention, electronic tools, specific substances (e.g., cannabis, opioids, alcohol), and much more. Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and substance abuse specialists, as well as applied researchers and public...

  • Drug Addiction in Australia

    Drug Addiction in Australia

    by John Sherman, Tom Valenta

    *This book is a comprehensive and clinically objective review of drug abuse and addiction in Australia. * It is written to appeal to families, educators, policy makers, students, healthcare professionals and drug users. It is based on the knowledge and experience of Dr John Sherman and his clinic in Footscray, a western suburb of Melbourne.  The book comprises a series of stories told through the eyes of drug addicts, their families, healthcare professionals, policy makers and legislators, law enforcement officials and researchers. It traces the history of drugs of dependence, community and government...

  • Marijuana and Mental Health

    Marijuana and Mental Health

    by American Psychiatric Associati

    Even while many states have passed legislation pertaining to "medical marijuana" and others have decriminalized or even legalized recreational use, a debate continues within society as to whether marijuana is simply a harmless substance that should be fully legalized, a possibly beneficial treatment for patients with certain illnesses, or a drug with the potential to worsen addiction and cause mental health problems. The controversy persists in the medical community as well, where accumulating evidence implicates marijuana use, especially in adolescence, as a risk factor for poor educational achievement and substance use...

  • Raising Drug Free Kids

    Raising Drug Free Kids

    by Aletha Solter

    In this book, a developmental psychologist gives parents tips for keeping children of all ages away from drugs and alcohol. In a country where an estimated 25 per cent of teenagers use illegal substances on a monthly basis, parents are right to be concerned about setting their children on a drug-free course. While much advice handed out these days focuses on teen behaviour and what to do once drugs have become a problem in the home, Raising Drug Free Kids takes an innovative approach and focuses instead on...

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